Unique things to do in East London
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Soulful Travel Memories - Multilocation London Photoshoot
Insta: soulful_travel_memories Ongoing Promos -Cherry blossom forecast is out! For travelers who are in London until first week of April, please feel free to inquire! Whether you are travelling solo, with your significant other, or with friends/family, it is always hard to get a great photo of you all to truly capture the environment! Don't leave it up to a stranger on the street, let me show you some of my favourite spots around London and you'll get a bunch of epic shots to take as your souvenir. Perfect for: - solo travelers - couples photoshoot - surprise marriage proposals - engagements - Family - Fashion - Groups: Bachelor and Bachelorettes - Maternity - Wedding elopements This tour will show you some well-known spots plus some hidden gems around London whilst I snap some candid and posed photos of you along the way. Get ready for some fresh, Insta-ready images to make you the envy of your friends back home. You will get up to 15 high-resolution, social media-ready, edited photos. Please note this is a small group tour (there will likely be others joining you!) If you wish to have a private tour or are travelling in a larger group, please contact me to arrange a custom booking. Other things to note If the time slot isn't available for you just contact me and we can find another time.
Hidden Pubs of London
Join us for a 3hr historical stumble down the "street of shame". Starting in the shadow of the iconic St.Paul's cathedral, we explore the tiny backstreets and rambling courtyards the ancient City of London is famous for. We follow in the drunken footsteps of literary greats including Dickens, Shakespeare, Pepys & Johnson whilst pausing for a drink in at least 4 of the most historic pubs dating as far back as the 1500's. From discovering art nouveau gems to glamorous Victorian gin palaces we enjoy a variety of pub styles and breweries along the way. It's not a prescriptive tour, so you choose & pay for your drinks along the way. We're here to offer recommendations, and you can often "sip before you sup" with a few tasters on request from the bars along the way. This allows you to indulge as much or as little as you desire! Non-drinkers can soak up the history, and wine & gin-lovers are also well catered for. We usually finish up on the edge of Covent Garden perfect for theatre-land, restaurants and of course more pubs! Other note: - Guests are recommended to be over 18 years of age to enjoy the walk at its best. Anyone lucky enough to look under 25 years of age should bring photo ID - Group sizes of up to 14 participants - Alfie the dog is not always in attendance. Sorry! N.B. We have a small number of hosts so you might be meeting up with Chris, Mark, Wil or other
Find Non-touristy, Unseen & Local London with a City Planner
London is only truly experienced when you venture off the well-worn tourist track so that you can see, hear and feel the place the same way a local does. Only then will you get close to the true essence, to the true heart, to the very fabric of the place you are in and have an experience like no other. We are going to leave the touristy mainstream London to the side and explore its unseen and authentic neighbourhoods outside the centre because this is where the ordinary Londoners acutally live their everyday lifes! We'll see vibrant communities, walk along a local street market, discover urban oddities, delve into London's modern urban history, and examine its current challenges as well as future developments. Although the tour takes six hours, it is easily doable and not exhausting, and time flies. While moving around on trains and buses you'll be able to sit a bit and there's also a 40-min lunch break at a market in between. (Food not included.) START: at Paddington station (West London) FINISH: near Canada Water station (South East London) The experience might end 15 mins late if traffic is slow. I recommend taking my tour right at the beginning of your visit because it will greatly enhance your understanding of London. "Let me take you by the hand and lead you through the streets of London, show you something to make you change your mind." Fabian
Royal Historic Pubs Walking Tour
Join us on a majestic journey through time as we discover four historic, hidden, royal pubs dating back centuries that you would never find alone! Uncover the mysteries concealed beneath the streets of London, where alleyways and secret tunnels have transported kings and queens of years gone by. Discover the palace where Ed Sheeran nearly lost an ear during a night of revelry with a princess, and be regaled with thrilling and hilarious stories of scandal, romance, intrigue, and legendary events. Hear tales of Winston Churchill, Charlie Chaplin, James Bond, Queen Elizabeth II, and many other great British characters while sampling awesome British beers in off-the-beaten-path pub sanctuaries. Your exquisite walking adventure will immerse you in the unseen grandeur of London’s past and present while avoiding the crowds and doing as the locals do. Your expert, charming guide is guaranteed to amaze and have you laughing throughout with engaging storytelling, enthusiasm, and plenty of humour.
Royal London Bike Ride, with cosy ale pub and street art
Experience the freedom of exploring London by bike, just like a local, and get an exciting introduction to the best of London's landmarks and culture. We'll provide you with a gorgeous, hand-built British bicycle and a tweed flat cap (caps optional, helmets also available) and we'll set off on an adventure around London’s iconic sights and lesser-known hidden gems. Following back streets and dedicated bike lanes, you'll ride from Big Ben past Westminster Abbey and up to Buckingham Palace, the home of the Queen, where we'll see the Royal Guards in their dapper uniforms. (Changing of the Guard days: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, & Sundays) You'll coast along (London is very flat!) at an easy-going pace, stopping regularly to hear fun facts and some quirky historical tales. There's time to take photos too! We'll then take a break to enjoy a pint of beer at a cosy historic pub where you can get to know your fellow travellers. Lastly, you'll have a chance to try street art in Banksy's graffiti tunnel (and we provide spray paint!). We've designed this route to give you the best introduction to London. It's a great balance between 'not to miss' sights and local gems. - The route is mainly flat and easy - London can be a busy & unpredictable - The total distance is 7 miles / 11km - We ride rain or shine - Great for groups - Solo travellers welcome - Best way to start a trip

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Soulful Travel Memories - Multilocation London Photoshoot
Insta: soulful_travel_memories Ongoing Promos -Cherry blossom forecast is out! For travelers who are in London until first week of April, please feel free to inquire! Whether you are travelling solo, with your significant other, or with friends/family, it is always hard to get a great photo of you all to truly capture the environment! Don't leave it up to a stranger on the street, let me show you some of my favourite spots around London and you'll get a bunch of epic shots to take as your souvenir. Perfect for: - solo travelers - couples photoshoot - surprise marriage proposals - engagements - Family - Fashion - Groups: Bachelor and Bachelorettes - Maternity - Wedding elopements This tour will show you some well-known spots plus some hidden gems around London whilst I snap some candid and posed photos of you along the way. Get ready for some fresh, Insta-ready images to make you the envy of your friends back home. You will get up to 15 high-resolution, social media-ready, edited photos. Please note this is a small group tour (there will likely be others joining you!) If you wish to have a private tour or are travelling in a larger group, please contact me to arrange a custom booking. Other things to note If the time slot isn't available for you just contact me and we can find another time.
Hidden Pubs of London
Join us for a 3hr historical stumble down the "street of shame". Starting in the shadow of the iconic St.Paul's cathedral, we explore the tiny backstreets and rambling courtyards the ancient City of London is famous for. We follow in the drunken footsteps of literary greats including Dickens, Shakespeare, Pepys & Johnson whilst pausing for a drink in at least 4 of the most historic pubs dating as far back as the 1500's. From discovering art nouveau gems to glamorous Victorian gin palaces we enjoy a variety of pub styles and breweries along the way. It's not a prescriptive tour, so you choose & pay for your drinks along the way. We're here to offer recommendations, and you can often "sip before you sup" with a few tasters on request from the bars along the way. This allows you to indulge as much or as little as you desire! Non-drinkers can soak up the history, and wine & gin-lovers are also well catered for. We usually finish up on the edge of Covent Garden perfect for theatre-land, restaurants and of course more pubs! Other note: - Guests are recommended to be over 18 years of age to enjoy the walk at its best. Anyone lucky enough to look under 25 years of age should bring photo ID - Group sizes of up to 14 participants - Alfie the dog is not always in attendance. Sorry! N.B. We have a small number of hosts so you might be meeting up with Chris, Mark, Wil or other
London classic iconic Photography
Looking to capture your memories in the most iconic locations in London? Look no further! Join me for a personalized 1.5hours photo session where we'll explore the stunning sights of London and create beautiful images that you will treasure forever. Choose from a range of iconic locations including the London Eye, Westminster Abbey, Red Buses, Red Telephone Booths, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Pink Cafe, Tower Bridge, St. Paul's Cathedral, Notting Hill. If you have another location in mind, just let me know! During our session, I will guide you through various posing ideas and help you to feel comfortable in front of the camera, even if you have no previous experience. We'll take both candid and posed shots, and you can bring 1-2 outfits to create a variety of looks. Within 24 hours of our session, you will receive 100 high-quality, unedited photos. You can choose 30 of your favorite images to be professionally retouched and delivered to you within 5 days. So, whether you're a solo traveler, a couple looking for romantic shots, or a group of family and friends creating memories together, this photo session is the perfect way to capture your London experience. Book now and let's create beautiful memories together!
Cinematic Photoshoot in London
London is dynamic, historic and diverse. There's no other city in the world like it and wouldn't it be great to have beautiful photographs of your time here to take back home as a souvenir? We are a team of photographers who love capturing individual emotions, vibes & personalities. Remember - the most important thing is to just relax, be yourself and enjoy London's energy. The photos will speak for themselves! We will also be sharing tips on posing to bring out the best cinematic angles. The experience typically takes 1 hr - 1.5 hrs max and it will take you along the below route in Westminster: Big Ben > London Eye > UK Parliament > Westminster Bridge > Red telephone Booth Custom locations can be accommodated for private photoshoots only. Simply send us a message to check availability. We will provide 30 - 40 edited photos in 4-5 days. Make sure to download the photos within 3 days. IG Portfolio: @itwasalwayslondon *You can either join a mixed group session or book a private photoshoot on the calendar. If you are not sure, please confirm with us before you book. *Our editing style is cinematic and film-like as reflected in the portfolio. Colour grading is done on Lightroom. Photoshop retouching is not included. *Adjust the number of people attending, when making the booking. *Have the Airbnb App on your phone to receive important updates. See you in London!
Good Value London bridge Photoshoot
Are you ready to capture the beauty of London's iconic landmarks and charming streets? Join me for a hour photo walk through the stunning Westminster area of London, where we'll visit: 1.Tower bridge 2.Red telephone box 3.The shard 4.London Red Buses 5 .Tower of London 6. Retro street scene But that's not all! We'll also discover some hidden gems along the way that will make your memories even more special. Whether you're a solo traveler, a couple, or a group of family and friends, this tour is for you. And don't worry if it's your first photoshoot; I'll guide you through various posing ideas, and we'll have a lot of fun along the way! You'll receive 100 unedited photos within 1 day and 20 edited pictures within 7 days after the shoot. If you have any special requests or ideas, just let me know. Book your spot now and let's create some unforgettable memories together! Kindly be advised that tardiness will result in a reduction of the allocated shooting duration. Should an individual fail to appear within 20 minutes, the appointment will be canceled, and no refunds will be issued.
Ultimate London Sightseeing Walking Tour
See 30+ of the best London sightseeing spots on the ultimate London walking tour! On this exciting London walking tour you will visit the two key areas of Central London - the City of London and Westminster - where you’ll explore 2000 years of London’s history including many of the most iconic London sightseeing attractions and landmarks. On this 5 hour walking tour (with a lunch break in the middle at own expense) you’ll discover: Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, St Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, Bank of England, London Eye, Downing Street, Monument to the Great Fire of London, River Thames, Royal Exchange, Horseguards Parade, London Bridge, The Shard, Houses of Parliament, Clarence House, St James’s Palace, Treasury Building, Royal Exchange, Mansion House, Sky Garden, The Mall and more! Led by a local London tour guide, the tour uses photos to bring the stories of London to life in a relaxed atmosphere (no boring lectures!) allowing everyone to participate in the tour with questions, trivia, great photo opportunities and a lot of fun! --------- IMPORTANT: Please note this tour takes one journey on the London Underground. A valid Oyster Card, Contactless Credit/Debit Card, Apple Pay or Travelcard is required for each --------- Please note - We have multiple guides who lead this tour all of whom are experienced tour guides and love London!
African & Caribbean Food Tasting & Brixton Market Tour
Ranked as one of Airbnb top London experiences!!! Our tour is suitable for families with children, couples, solo travellers and corporate groups. Please send a message if your desired date/ time is unavailable. Join us as we embark on a journey through Brixton, uncovering hidden gems and indulging in delicious African and Caribbean cuisine. Historical Landmarks: Visit iconic sites that hold cultural significance, delving into the history of Brixton. Brixton's Art Scene: Explore the vibrant street art scene, discovering captivating artworks that showcase the area's heritage. Brixton Market: Step into Brixton Market, a bustling hub where cultures collide and flavors intertwine. Explore the vibrant stalls and immerse yourself in the multi-cultural atmosphere. Indigenous Flavors: Discover new African and Caribbean foods, fruits, and spices, expanding your palate. Local Eateries: The highlight of our tour will be visiting 4/5 exceptional local eateries that specialise in African and Caribbean cuisine. Prepare to be tantalised as we sample an array of mouthwatering dishes and delectable desserts, each bursting with authentic flavours and aromas. The evening tour includes alcoholic and soft drinks in the price (rum based cocktails and soft drinks) Suitable for vegetarians, gluten, dairy free and halal. Follow us on IG @gorgeoustoursuk for more pictures
No Diet Club - Best food in East London
- All food is included / The tour is on foot / Tastings may vary depending on the season This is our second food tour in London with the same spirit as the other, but in a different neighborhood: East London. No Diet Club Adventure began in 2017 at London's street food markets before growing across Europe. We often hear that we eat badly in London, but it's a lot of things. This multicultural city is full of delights and updates. Local cheese, amazing pies, London's best chaï, our favorite bakery, home made pizza and more surprises :) (VEGETARIANS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME) ⇨ IG: @no_diet_club ⚠ In case of heavy rains the tour can be done by bus.:) ▶ What they offer ✔ - Many tastings - Fun - A great walk in London - Jokes just as bad - Smiles - A list of recommendations about London - New friends from all over the world
Find Non-touristy, Unseen & Local London with a City Planner
London is only truly experienced when you venture off the well-worn tourist track so that you can see, hear and feel the place the same way a local does. Only then will you get close to the true essence, to the true heart, to the very fabric of the place you are in and have an experience like no other. We are going to leave the touristy mainstream London to the side and explore its unseen and authentic neighbourhoods outside the centre because this is where the ordinary Londoners acutally live their everyday lifes! We'll see vibrant communities, walk along a local street market, discover urban oddities, delve into London's modern urban history, and examine its current challenges as well as future developments. Although the tour takes six hours, it is easily doable and not exhausting, and time flies. While moving around on trains and buses you'll be able to sit a bit and there's also a 40-min lunch break at a market in between. (Food not included.) START: at Paddington station (West London) FINISH: near Canada Water station (South East London) The experience might end 15 mins late if traffic is slow. I recommend taking my tour right at the beginning of your visit because it will greatly enhance your understanding of London. "Let me take you by the hand and lead you through the streets of London, show you something to make you change your mind." Fabian
Royal Historic Pubs Walking Tour
Join us on a majestic journey through time as we discover four historic, hidden, royal pubs dating back centuries that you would never find alone! Uncover the mysteries concealed beneath the streets of London, where alleyways and secret tunnels have transported kings and queens of years gone by. Discover the palace where Ed Sheeran nearly lost an ear during a night of revelry with a princess, and be regaled with thrilling and hilarious stories of scandal, romance, intrigue, and legendary events. Hear tales of Winston Churchill, Charlie Chaplin, James Bond, Queen Elizabeth II, and many other great British characters while sampling awesome British beers in off-the-beaten-path pub sanctuaries. Your exquisite walking adventure will immerse you in the unseen grandeur of London’s past and present while avoiding the crowds and doing as the locals do. Your expert, charming guide is guaranteed to amaze and have you laughing throughout with engaging storytelling, enthusiasm, and plenty of humour.
Kintsugi Japanese Pottery Class For Beginner's
1. ) Intro Information and knowledge of Kintsugi, teaching them art of how Japanese philosophy believes that imperfection is beauty. 2. ) Process How to break pottery, what is the safest way to manipulate the ceramics into not overdoing the cracks. Beginners will be using a hammer and drill when dealing with pottery technique. 3. ) Gold Highlight Using micro metal mix with epoxy resin, making sure beginners can enjoy and expand their knowledge into creative techniques with pottery. 4. ) Ending Students will take home 1 piece of they're own kintsugi pottery by the end of the class FOODSAFE only as a fruit display not for other foods use, not use for microwaves, ovens or the dishwasher.
Royal London Bike Ride, with cosy ale pub and street art
Experience the freedom of exploring London by bike, just like a local, and get an exciting introduction to the best of London's landmarks and culture. We'll provide you with a gorgeous, hand-built British bicycle and a tweed flat cap (caps optional, helmets also available) and we'll set off on an adventure around London’s iconic sights and lesser-known hidden gems. Following back streets and dedicated bike lanes, you'll ride from Big Ben past Westminster Abbey and up to Buckingham Palace, the home of the Queen, where we'll see the Royal Guards in their dapper uniforms. (Changing of the Guard days: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, & Sundays) You'll coast along (London is very flat!) at an easy-going pace, stopping regularly to hear fun facts and some quirky historical tales. There's time to take photos too! We'll then take a break to enjoy a pint of beer at a cosy historic pub where you can get to know your fellow travellers. Lastly, you'll have a chance to try street art in Banksy's graffiti tunnel (and we provide spray paint!). We've designed this route to give you the best introduction to London. It's a great balance between 'not to miss' sights and local gems. - The route is mainly flat and easy - London can be a busy & unpredictable - The total distance is 7 miles / 11km - We ride rain or shine - Great for groups - Solo travellers welcome - Best way to start a trip
Retired Royal Guard Iconic London Walk
I invite you to join me to see Royal palaces and other iconic royal sites, hear personal stories of my experiences with members of the Royal Family and even get to see a piece of Prince William's and Kate's wedding cake! We will start at Trafalgar Square and hear about its history and then move on to see the pomp and pageantry of the Changing of the King's Life Guard. We then walk along The Mall to St James' Palace and Clarence House where I will tell you tales of Princes William and Harry the night before William's wedding. Next is a short walk to Buckingham Palace where you will have more opportunities to take photos and hear stories of the Royal household. We then walk into picturesque St James' Park where there is a chance to pause (kiosk available for drinks) and look at gifts presented to me by members of the Royal family. On the way to Parliament Square I will tell you all about the Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament and Big Ben). The final part of the walk takes us along Whitehall, past Downing Street (home of the Prime Minister) and then to the spot where King Charles 1st was executed. We will finish back at Trafalgar Square Other things to note If on the 2pm walk we will see a shortened Guard change at 4pm. We will have an opportunity on the way for a short stop for you to buy drinks and visit a toilet.
Explore Harry Potter's London Tour
Join me as we venture into the magical wizarding world of Harry Potter in London! On this walking tour of London's streets we will watch clips from the movies while I regale you with behind-the-scenes stories of those locations and how they were used in the film series. Our first stop will be the entrance to Diagon Alley, before we pop down to see the Ministry of Magic, and find out which Leaky Cauldron has the best tacos, as well as others I don't want to spoil here. I will also share some of the strangest, funniest non-HP facts I've learned about London along the way. We will finish at Borough Market, London's top street food destination, with King's Cross just a separate Tube ride away. PLEASE be aware the tour is offered in English only, and it is largely story-based, so a better-than-basic conversational grasp of English is essential. While witches and wizards of all ages are welcome, due to the amount of walking and the content, I more recommend it for ages 11+. Strictly one person per slot. No exceptions. Step-free route for wheelchairs available This London street walking tour is not affiliated with the WB Studio Tour at Watford. Other things to note Every person (over 11yo) will need an Oyster card or contactless payment method with at least £2.40. Under 18s must be accompanied by a paying adult. The tour contains about 90 minutes of brisk walking.
Soho Music & Historic Pubs Tour
Experience four hidden local pubs, great beer, and truly unique locations as we dive into London’s hilarious musical and mischievous past and present. See where the Beatles recorded Hey Jude, where the Rolling Stones kicked off their career, where Jimi Hendrix partied hard, and even the pub where The Who got banned for life! Enjoy Soho's lesser-known locations, where some of the most infamous musicians, actors, performers, and deep thinkers all lived, worked, and played. Perhaps you'll even fancy a sing-along at the pub where Dumbledore famously got into a punch-up. We'll also visit where Mozart lived and played—yes, the Mozart—as well as explore David Bowie’s regular hangouts and the stomping ground for the likes of The Sex Pistols, Karl Marx, Casanova, Marilyn Monroe, Elton John, and many more legends that helped to change the world. Have a drink in the company of true locals while discovering venues and history hidden to most people.
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